IT was all-action on the artificial turf as teams met for the first round of fixtures in the Barrow Schools FA Championship.
Year 5 and 6 pupils from Askam Village School, Chetwynde, North Walney, South Walney Juniors, Roose, St Columba’s, St James and Vickerstown all took part in the opening round of fixtures at Pulse.
St James made a perfect start to their campaign, winning two matches and keeping two clean sheets. They defeated Chetwynde 4-0 and followed up with a 1-0 success against Roose.
Chetwynde bounced back from their opening defeat by overcoming Askam 2-0, the Villagers having previous fallen to a 4-0 loss against Vickerstown.
South Walney won the battle of the two sides from the island, overcoming South Walney 2-0, while the other match saw Roose and St Columba’s draw 1-1.
The remaining fixtures will be played on the 3G pitches on Wednesday, November 2 and Wednesday, November 23.
Results: Askam 0 Vickerstown 4, Chetwynde 0 St James 4, Roose 1 St Columba’s 1, North Walney 0 South Walney 2, Askam 0 Chetwynde 2, St James 1 Roose 0.
World star: England Under-17s goalkeeper Curtis Anderson THE FA
Impressed: Paul Crarey and Dave Kendall STEVE MILLER
Ready for their close-up: The Ladsdoracing syndicate, from Millom and Bootle, who own Nicolas Chauvin, and will will feature on the BBC One show Inside Out North West LEANNE BOLGER
Ready to go: Liam Conroy and trainer Johnney Roye LOUIS DAWSON
Mobbed: Barrow celebrate Bedsente Gomis'sfirst goal at Ebbsfleet MAX FLEGO
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